H-170b. Spanish American Textual Technologies to 1700 (10 hours) - Advance Reading List

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    Aveni, Anthony. “Mesoamerican Mathematics.” Mesolore, Brown University, http://mesolore.org/scholars/lectures/19/Mesoamerican-Mathematics-by-Anthony-Aveni

    Boone, Elizabeth Hill. “History and Historians.” Stories In Red and Black: Pictorial Histories of the Aztecs and Mixtecs, 13–27.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.33637 

    Boone, Elizabeth Hill. “Writing in Images.” Stories In Red and Black: Pictorial Histories of the Aztecs and Mixtecs, 28-63.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.33637 

    Calvo, Hortensia. “The Politics of Print: The Historiography of the Book in Early Spanish America.” Book History 6 (2003): 277–305.

    Chocano Mena, Magdalena. “Colonial Printing and Metropolitan Books: Printed Texts and the Shaping of Scholarly Culture in New Spain, 1539–1700.” CLAHR: Colonial Latin American Historical Review 6, no. 1 (1997): 69–90.

    Escalona, Enrique, dir. Tlacuilo. 1988. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jB-V_vDReNM&t=8s 

    Guibovich Pérez, Pedro. “The Printing Press in Colonial Peru: Production Process and Literary Categories in Lima, 1584–1699.” Colonial Latin American Review 10, no. 2 (December 2001): 167–88. https://doi.org/10.1080/10609160120093769 

    Hamann, Byron. “Mesoamerican Screenfolds.” Mesolore, Brown University, http://mesolore.org/tutorials/learn/10/Mesoamerican-Screenfolds

    Rappaport, Joanne, and Tom Cummins. Introduction to Beyond the Lettered City: Indigenous Literacies in the Andes, 1–26. Narrating Native Histories. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.

    Vail, Gabrielle, and Christine L. Hernández. Introduction to “Part III: Archaeoastronomy, Codices, and Cosmologies” in Astronomers, Scribes, and Priests: Intellectual Interchange between the Northern Maya Lowlands and Highland Mexico in the Late Postclassic Period, 263–78. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 2010.

    Vail, Gabrielle, and Christine L. Hernández. “Introduction to the Maya Codices.” Re-Creating Primordial Time: Foundation Rituals and Mythology in the Postclassic Maya Codices, 1–22. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2013. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt5hjz2g

    Vail, Gabrielle, and Christine L. Hernández. “Mexican Codices and Mythological Traditions.” Re-Creating Primordial Time: Foundation Rituals and Mythology in the Postclassic Maya Codices, 23–44. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2013. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt5hjz2g